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Please note that our North West Regional Seminar which will be held at Lancashire County Council on the 07/10/19 is now fully booked up.
If you have not booked a place and would like to add yourself to the reserve list for the event please contact events@sparse.gov.uk

Increased Government funding to protect high streets

Retail and Leisure International magazine reports that Boris Johnson has increased high streets funding from £675 million to £1 billion with the aim of helping an extra 100 towns

50 towns have already been shortlisted to receive a proportion of the extra funds, which will see bus services expanded and empty retail units transformed into homes.

The maximum award under the scheme is £25 million, but the majority of towns will receive between £5 and £10 million.

The extra money comes after 50 UK retailers including Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury’s and Boots wrote to the Chancellor to call for action on high property taxes.

Full article:

? RLI - Boris Johnson raises high street fund to £1b

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